Michael Dapaah is a British Actor, Comedian, Youtuber, and Rapper from England. He was featured in the British-African community shows ”Meet the Adebanjos”. He is also known for his mockumentary SWIL (Somewhere in London) and his comedic rap ”Man’s Not Hot” which is top number 3 on UK Billboard.
Michael was born on August 10, 1991, in Croydon, South London and immigrant from Republic of Ghana, West Africa.
His parents wanted him to become a doctor, but he was never interested in the subject, instead of being more interested in acting and comedy.
He studied film, acting, and theatre at Brunel University and took a course from the National Youth Theatre.
He also spent time in South Africa and few week in the prison.
Dapaah began his career in acting by featuring in the British-African community shows ”Meet the Adebanjos”, which deals with a Nigerian family in London.
In May 2017 along with friend and fellow Brunel graduate Marv Brown, he launched a mockumentary series on YouTube titled SWIL (Somewhere in London) which amassed over 1 million views in its first series.
His comedic rap ”Man’s Not Hot” was a huge hit and recevied a huge response from the audience with 400+ million views on youtube.
The song’s music video was released by Dapaah himself on 26 October 2017, which features cameos from Waka Flocka Flame, Lil Yachty, Dutch rap-group Broederliefde and DJ Khaled, who calls Dapaah’s character a “legend”.
Dapaah saw a rapid growth in public attention when he appeared on Charlie Sloth’s ”BBC Radio 1Xtra show “Fire in the Booth”.
In 2020, Michael Dapaah started making the move to a fitness show called “Belly Must Go”.